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"The choral music of David Brunner resonates with imagination, lyricism and vitality.  He is America's next Ned Rorem."

Doreen Rao
Director of Choral Programmes
University of Toronto 

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A Divine Voice Sings Through All Creation
First Methodist Church Chancel Choir, Knoxville, Tennessee
Tim Ward, conductor

A Grateful Incense
Celbration Community Chorus, Celebration, Florida
Kristopher Schave, conductor

A Hymn to God the Father
(Three Sonnets of John Donne)

Schola Cantorum of Florida, Melbourne, Florida
Jeff W. Reynolds, conductor

A Music in the Air
Bloomsburg University Choirs, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
In loving memory of Eileen Murphy Hower
Alan Baker, conductor

A Song For Every Child
The Spivey Hall Children’s Choir, Murrow, Georgia
Martha Shaw, conductor

A Song to End All War
Sing-A-Mile-High Choral Festival
Young Voices of Colorado, Denver, Colorado

A Timbered Choir
Commissioned for the singers of Exsultate!, Venice's Chorale
Stephen D. Johns, Artistic Director, Venice, Florida

Acceptance
Ft. Madison High School Chamber Singers, Ft. Madison, Iowa
Allen Chapman, conductor

All Thy Gifts of Love
Hillsborough County Fine Arts Festival, Tampa, Florida

All Thy Gifts of Love (SATB version)
Charlotte Latin School Music Department, Charlotte, North Carolina
Irene Pointon and Craig Estep, conductors

Amazing Grace
The Stewarton Academy Choral Project
Glasgow, Scotland
Mandy Miller, conductor

An Irish Blessing
Clark County Children's Choir Crescendo Singers, Las Vegas, Nevada
Holly Steed, Artistic Director

And Ever Is Now
Contra Costa Children's Chorus, Walnut Creek, California
Iris Lamanna, Artistic Director

At the Round Earth's Imagined Corners
(Three Sonnets of John Donne)

Schola Cantorum of Florida, Melbourne, Florida
Jeff W. Reynolds, conductor

At the Round Earth's Imagined Corners (TTBB version)
(Three Sonnets of John Donne)

Michigan State University Men's Glee Club, Lansing, Michigan
Jonathan Reed, conductor

Batter My Heart, Three Personed God
(Three Sonnets of John Donne)

Schola Cantorum of Florida, Melbourne, Florida
Jeff W. Reynolds, conductor

Benedicto
The Association for Music in International Schools (AMIS) 2006 Festival
Waterloo, Belgium

Blest By Everything
The Florida Voices 10th Anniversary, Sarasota, Florida
Betty Mullett, conductor

Born of the Sun
The Mu Eta Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia 25th Anniversary
University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida

Brainstorm
Mississippi ACDA All-State Honor Choir
David L. Brunner, conductor

Cantate Domino
Riverview High School Chorus, Sarasota, Florida
Betty Mullett, conductor

The Circles of Our Lives
Raymond W. Brock Commission, 2000
American Choral Directors Association, Lawton, Oklahoma

The Circles of Our Lives (instrumental version)
Young Women's Chorus of Kentucky, Louisville, Kentucky
Rob Paugh, conductor

The Circles of Our Lives (SATB version)
The Symphonic Choir of Smokey Hills High School, Aurora, Colorado
Mike Grant, conductor

Cloth of Glory
Sigma Alpha Iota and Phi Mu Alpha chapters
University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida

Daring to Be
Young Naperville Singers 20th Anniversary, Naperville, Illinois
Oksana Rodack, conductor

The Dodger
The Copland Foundation
New York, New York

Eagle Poem
New Canaan Country School
New Canaan, Connecticut

Earthsongs
Keynote Arts Associates
Children in Harmony Choral Festival
Barbara Tagg, Artistic Director
EPCOT, Orlando, Florida

Eletelephony (from Two for Fun)
Glen Ellyn Children's Chorus, Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Doreen Rao, conductor

Everything Is Music
Miami Children's Chorus, Miami, Florida
Timothy A. Sharp, Music Director

For a Certain Artist
2005 Young Voices Festival, Tampa, Florida

For Spacious Skies
1996 North Carolina Middle School All-State Chorus
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Future Dream
Cantate Carlisle and Cantate Cum Spiritum, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Cheryl H. Parsons, director 

Grace
Sloan Creek A Cappella Treble Choir, Christina, Chapman
for performance at the 2013 National ACDA Convention
In memory of Daniel Phillips

Grand is the Seen
Koninklijke Zangvereeniging Nijmeegs Mannenkorr 150th Anniversary
Beuningen, Netherlands
Dion Ritten, conductor

Grandfather, Great Spirit
Tampa Bay Children's Chorus, Tampa, Florida
Averill Summer, conductor

Green Man
2018 Oklahoma All-State Children's Chorus

HandSpeak
ANIMA
Emily Ellsworth, conductor

High Flight
The Village Voices Chorus, The Villages, FLorida
Dr. John T. Lowe, conductor

Hold Fast Your Dreams
St. Joseph Hospital Foundation, Tampa, Florida

Home
Poetry of Music Project
Fairfax Choral Society Youth Chorus, Annandale, Virginia
Patrick F. Vaughn, conductor

House Blessing
West Virginia All-State Children's Chorus
Charleston, West Virginia

I Am in Need of Music
Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois

I Am in Need of Music (TTBB version)
Turtle Creek Chorale, Dallas Texas
Jonathan Palant, conductor

i carry your heart
for Carolyn Minear by her friends and colleagues, Orlando, Florida

I See the Universe
Traverse City Junior High Symphonic Choir, Traverse City, Michigan
Wendee Wolf-Schlarff, conductor

Isn't That Something?
Mississippi Girlchoir for 2005 TrebleSong, Jackson, Mississippi

i thank you god for most this amazing
Cincinnati College- Conservatory Women's Glee Club, Cincinnati, Ohio
Stephanie Mitchell, conductor

In the Beauty Way
1997 Choral Music Experience Institute, DeKalb, Illinois
Doreen Rao, conductor

Jabberwocky
2012 Sing A Mile High Schildren's Choral Festival, Denver, Colorado
Jena Dickey, Founder and Artistic Director

Jubilate Deo
1998 Kentucky ACDA All-State Choirs, Bowling Green, Kentucky

The Lake Isle of Innisfree
Capital District Youth Chorale, Albany, New York
Diane Warner, conductor

Laughing Song
Lake Agassiz Girls Choir, Fargo, North Dakota
Pamela Burns, conductor

The Lord is a Great God
Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church 75th Anniversary, Tampa, Florida
Melissa Chivington, conductor

Mrs. Snipkin and Mrs. Wobblechin (from Two for Fun)
Glen Ellyn Children's Choir, Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Doreen Rao, conductor 

Music Came and Startled Me
Maitland (FL) Middle School singers and instrumentalists
Lori Lovell, Lisa Hopko and Eric Mendez, conductors 

Musicks Empire
Exsultate! Chorale, Youth Chorale and Apprentices, Venice, Florida
Stephen D. Johns, Artistic Director

The Music Sings in Them
The second anthem in theLloyd Pfautsch Memorial Anthem Series
The Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts
for the 2009 National Convocation, Orlando, Florida

My Heart Soars
1998 Oklahoma Elementary All-State Chorus
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

My Song
Syracuse Gay and Lesbian Chorus, Syracuse, New York
Glenn Kime, conductor

O Aula Nobilis
The University of Tennessee Chamber Singers
to celebrate the opening of the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
Knoxville, Tennessee
Angela Batey, conductor

O Music
1994 Florida ACDA Children's Honor Choir, Winter Park, Florida
Henry Leck, conductor

O Music (SATB version)
Brevard Community Chorus, Melbourne, Florida
Jeff W. Reynolds, conductor

Ode to the Present and Future Days
International Cathedral Music Festival
Canterbury, England
Jeff W. Reynolds, conductor

Of Such I Dream
The Trouveres of All Saints Church, Pasadena, California
Stephanie Mowery, conductor

Of Thee I Sing (America)
Kanawha County All-County Choruses, Charleston, West Virginia

On Christmas Morn
Children's Aid Society Chorus, New York, New York
Francisco Nunez, conductor

The Painted Book
Venice High School Chorus, Venice, Florida
Steve Johns, conductor

Painted Memories
Kentucky Music Educators Association 2004 All-State Children's Chorus, Louisville, Kentucky
Ann Small, conductor

The Peace of Wild Things
Commissioned for the singers of Exsultate!, Venice's Chorale
Stephen D. Johns, Artistic Director, Venice, Florida

Psalm 150
Miami Choral Society, Miami, Florida
Timothy A.  Sharp, conductor

Psalm of Praise
St. Louis Children's Choirs 30th Anniversary, St. Louis, Missouri
Barbara Berner, conductor

Questions
Songs for oboe, soprano and piano
Frank Korach
New York, New York

Radiant Sister of the Day
Riverdale High School Women's Chorale, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Jeremy Jones, conductor

Rain Stick
The Frederick Children's Chorus, Frederick, Maryland
Judy DuBose, Artistic Director

Sea Fever
Wando High School Choir, Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
Eric Wilkinson, conductor

Shall I Silent Be
Mississippi College Singers, Clinton, Mississippi
James M. Meaders, conductor

Simple Boat
Sierra Leone Project for War Child
VIVACE Weerter Gemengd Koor, Kerkrade, Netherlands
Dion Ritten, conductor

Simple Gifts
The Copland Foundation
New York, New York

The Singing Will Never Be Done
Orlando Children's Chorus 5th Anniversary, Orlando, Florida
Carolyn Minear, conductor

Sir Brother Sun
Miami Children's Chorus, Miami, Florida
Timothy A. Sharp, conductor

Sir Christemas
Children's Chorus of Washington, Washington, D.C.
Joan Gregoryk, conductor

Sleeping in the Forest
New Orleans Children's Chorus, New Orleans, Louisiana
for the 2005 Crescent City High School Choral Festival

Solidaridad
Richardson All-District Elementary Choir, Richardson, Texas
for performance at the 2003 TMEA convention

Song of the Earth Spirit
Conard High School Solo Choir, W. Hartford, Connecticut
Patty Donohoe, conductor

Song of the Open Road
Hall High School and King PHilip Middle School, Hartford, Connecticut
in honor of Sallie Ferrebee

Song's Eternity
The Park Forest Singers 20th Anniversary, Park Forest, Illinois
Dennis Northway, conductor

Songs of Faith
St. Mark Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir
Richard Messenger, director

Southern Gals
The Girl Choir of South Florida, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Wallis Peterson, conductor

Spiritual Musick
The Chorus America Consortium of Children's Choirs
Donation for the 2009 Chorus America Fundraising Auction
For the Berks Classical Children's Chorus, Dail Richie, conductor, Reading Pennsylvania
Buffalo Niagara Youth Chorus, John Fleischman, Jr., conductor, Orchard Park, New York
Cantare Children's Choir, Catherine Glaser-Climie, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Cantare Children's Choirs of Oakland, Julie Hayden, conductor, Oakland, California
Cincinnati Children's Choir, Robyn Lana, conductor, Cincinnati, Ohio
Colorado Children's Chorale, Deborah DeSantis, conductor, Denver, Colorado
Con Brio in Columbus, Emily Gill, conductor, Columbus, Ohio
Dunfermline Junior Chorus, Mandy Miller, conductor, Dunfermline, Scotland
Fairfield County Children's Choir, Jon Noyes, conductor, Orange, Connecticut
New Orleans Children's Chorus, Cheryl Dupont, conductor, New Orleans, Louisiana
Princeton Girlchoir, Lynnel Joy Jenkins, conductor, Princeton, New Jersey
Young Naperville Singers, Angie Johnson, conductor, Naperville, Illinois
Youth Choral Theater of Chicago, Paul Caldwell, conductor, Chicago, Illinois

Star Giver
Nebraska Choral Arts Society Children's Chorus, Omaha, Nebraska
Sean Burton, conductor

sun, moon, stars, rain
PMEA Region IV Chorus Festival, Factoryville, Pennsylvania

Sweet Are The Lips Of All That Sing
The Spokane Area Children's Chorus, Spokane, Washington
Kristina Ploeger, Artistic Director

Then, Now, Forever
The Children's Chorus of San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
Marguerite McCormick, conductor

This is My Wish for You
Soprano solo with piano
Natalie Graham, Orlando, Florida

This Magicker
Handel & Haydn Society Youth Chorus, Boston, Massachusetts
Matthew Garrett, conductor

This is It!
2013 North Dakota ACDA Middle School/Junior High Mixed Honor Choir
David L. Brunner, conductor

This We Know
Winton Woods High School Concert Choir, Cincinnati, Ohio
Dave Bell, conductor

To Be Young
Stetson University Children's Chorus, DeLand, Florida
Ann Small, conductor

TWIRL!
University of Michigan Summer Arts Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Sandra Snow and Jerry Blackstone, conductors

Unnamable God
Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Orlando, Florida
to celebrate Ben Lane's 25th anniversary as Cathedral Musician
Ben Lane, conductor

The Us of Me
Orlando Gay Chorus, Orlando, Florida
Aubrey Connelly, conductor

Viva la Musica!
for the Whiteaker Middle School 2010-2011 Concert Choir
Andrew Thomas, director

Voice of My Song
Newham Young People's Chorus
Children and Young People's Services, London Borough of Newham, England

We Are the Music Makers
1995 Florida All-State Reading Chorus, Tampa, Florida
Jeff W. Reynolds, conductor

We Clasp the Hands
Peninsula Girls Chorus, San Francisco, California
Cathy Wesolek, conductor

The Wheel
Eastern Division and Pennsylvania ACDA, Boston, Massachusetts
In honor of Doug Miller

When Thou Commandest Me To Sing
Des Moines Vocal Arts Ensemble
Timothy A. McMillan, conductor

Who Built de Ark?
St. Louis Children's Choir, St. Louis, Missouri
Barbara Berner, conductor

Yo le Canto todo el Dia
Miami Choral Society 30th Anniversary, Miami, Florida
Timothy A. Sharp, conductor

Yo le Canto todo el Dia (TTB version)
Grande Prairie Boys' Choir, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada
Jeannie Pernal, conductor

You Begin
Inverclyde Schools' Junior Choir 10th Anniversary
Greenock, Scotland
Palma Allen, conductor

 

 

 

Sierra Leone Project for War Child